Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. A minimum of five years of professional administrative experience in the management of large construction projects, construction contracts and construction administration is required.
Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces (PROS) seeks a candidate with experience and commitment to Design Excellence with portfolio of varied and complex design projects in which candidate has been responsible for managing. Master's Degree preferred, is a Registered Architect or Licensed Professional Engineer with knowledge of the Park and Recreation Department's Open Space Master Plan (OSMP), Smart Growth Principles, LEED practices and working knowledge of GIS/AutoCAD, RS Means and Project Management Software preferred. Management experience with direct supervisorial responsibilities of team involved in design and the management of capital construction projects is highly desired.
The ideal candidate will have experience and demonstrated commitment to Planning, Design and Construction Excellence with a portfolio of varied and complex design projects which he/she has been directly responsible for managing. The qualified candidate for the position of division head will work with a highly motivated team of professionals to implement Miami-Dade County Park's OSMP; accomplished in the implementation of best practices in placemaking that guide the design construction of iconic parks and public spaces, the preservation and enhancement of historic sites, the implementation of signature greenways/blueways and providing safe routes to parks. This division head is responsible for the oversight and management of architects, landscape architects, engineers, and construction managers within the Planning, Design and Construction Excellence Division.
The Chief of Design and Construction provides leadership, strategic direction and operational guidance in the areas of Master Planning, Design Excellence, Project Development and Implementation of five-year and ten-year Capital Improvement Plans. The successful candidate should possess evident leadership qualities to succeed in effectively mentoring direct reporting team members through the establishment of clearly defined performance standards and work items; the execution of timely performance reviews providing constructive guidance for improvement and development; and the fostering of strong employee morale through the ongoing reinforcement of high expectations in regards to honesty, integrity, openness, teamwork and responsibility.
Lastly, the successful applicant will demonstrate an outcome-oriented management style that evidences the capacity to effectively lead, grow and sustain a high level of collaboration, innovation and production, critical to the department's success and sustainable future.
Applicants must apply online at www.miamidade.gov/jobs by February 23, 2019.
Internal Number: 50755
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Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners is the governing body of unincorporatedMiami-Dade County, and has broad, regional powers to establish policies for servicesthat transcend city boundaries. The government provides major metropolitan services countywide and city-type services for residents of the unincorporated areas.Miami-Dade has an Executive Mayor with the power to veto Commission action items. In January 2007, the Mayor was given additional powers providing for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of Miami-Dade. The Mayor can only serve two terms of four years.The Board of Commissioners selected Joe A. Martínez as Chairman of the 13-member Miami-Dade Board of CountyCommissioners on November 16, 2010. Through ordinances and resolutions, the Commissioners set policies and establishlaws for the community.Commissioners are chosen in non-partisan, single-district elections. Miami-Dade County is structured into 13 districts.Residents choose only from among candidates running in the district in which they live. Commissioners serve four-year staggered terms, with elections scheduled every two years, with no term limits.Miami-Dade County encompasses more than 2,000 square mil...es. Located along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula,one-third of Miami-Dade County is located in Everglades National Park. Miami-Dade County is bounded by Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Everglades National Park to the west, the Florida Keys to the south, and Broward Countyto the north.